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Old 02-12-2013, 02:40 AM   #301
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29.01.13

Traded this for some welding with a friend, will shine it up a little bit and maybe use it for something on the car



31.01.13

Cutted out some reinforcementplates for the front suspension, not sure if I will use it tough
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:43 AM   #302
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01.02.13

To boxes in the mail today, this is for the front


And my threadtubings for the front suspension


Also visited the workshop so finished welding the rear fender




Last time this "transision" was never perfect and it bothered me..But now I think it looks good!
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:46 AM   #303
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02.02.13

Attached the rear fender to the lower quarter panel




Trimmed the edge


Finished welding and grinding under


With the wheel onThe wheelarch looks much better now!



On the other side I will do like this, saves me from one welding/grinding and alot of adjustment with the insert piece..Should have tought about this before


Was not sure what to do about the tires, but I have decided to go for 265/35On the picture its 255/35

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Old 02-12-2013, 02:50 AM   #304
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03.02.13

Spotted the lower piece here, looks not straight but I will trim the edge on the underside after weldingIts to low no


Spottet the lower quarter panel and trimmed it to fit


Spotted


Cutted the same piece out of the inner wheelhousing on this side also, looks much better!


Was planning to start on the front fenders, but one of the looked a little crocked..After some grinding I found out it was garbage
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Old 02-12-2013, 02:59 AM   #305
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04.02.13

Got the threds on the front suspensionThe pipe was almost 1mm to small in the inside diameter, but I managde to fit it after alot of grinding
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Old 02-12-2013, 03:00 AM   #306
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05.02.13

WeldedAlso cut the bracket for brake lines of

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Old 02-12-2013, 03:05 AM   #307
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06.02.13

Started on this just to have something small to do..Everything looked like the brown part before sanding


Some wounds


Looks like this inside


After splitting


Its lying in a box with whitesprit over the night now


07.02.13

More splitting, found to m4 z-screws


The withesprit did a good job



09.02.13

Finished sanding everything except the "hook"..Hard to capture on cellphone pictures, but it has a cool "flat" surface


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Old 02-12-2013, 03:34 AM   #308
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what is that??
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Old 02-12-2013, 03:59 AM   #309
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what is that??
Its a lid from an old volvo truckWant to use it for something cool, not quite sure what yet..

Have moore bodywork pictures also, will post them later this week
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Old 02-12-2013, 04:34 AM   #310
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It could be a good stash place for greenery lol
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Old 02-12-2013, 05:04 AM   #311
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looks like an exhaust flapper ;)
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Old 02-12-2013, 07:34 AM   #312
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looks like an exhaust flapper ;)
Haha:p One of my friends also tought it was an exhaust flapper


09.02.13

Tested to widened one of the front fenders since I needed new ones anyway(this one is rusted and have been chrased)


15mm in the top, but I think it was little bit to much..Not sure if I will widen the new ones or not, time will show..To fenders from a USA() imported car are on the way = no rust!



Beside from that I think it looks good, but hard to see with this hight and rims in the front


Finished welding the lower quarter panel


Last check with the wheel on


Drilled for welding


Marked for the new piece


While I was waiting for the welding paint to dry I trimmed the lighthousings


Looks strange on the pictures, but I think it looks good in reality


Spotted the new piece


Testing with the wheel again, been on and off "a couple" og times the last month


Nices ending on the lower quarter panel here, need to fix the other one the same
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Old 02-12-2013, 07:36 AM   #313
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11.02.13

Finished welding the rear fenderBut need to weld it to the lower quarter panel next weekend



Small problem, the lower quarter panel have a smaaaal angel going up in the endIt really bugs me, but nothing to do about it so I just have to live with it
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:58 AM   #314
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Keep up the great work, it is truly inspiring!
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:02 PM   #315
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Great work! I wasn't planning on widening my own car - Until I saw yours.
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Old 02-19-2013, 02:42 AM   #316
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Great work! I wasn't planning on widening my own car - Until I saw yours.
Thaks guys!Your comments are truly inspiring to me!Its nice when people like the modifications I doHope the finish product will look good..


12.02.13

Put the last ballbearing spacer in the lathe today


Finish!



Welded the original hole where the pipe are attached with welding to the spindel and welded the hole I made when drilling out the old welding


Cutted away the brakeline brackets and grinded start-stop on the weldings
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Old 02-19-2013, 02:44 AM   #317
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13.02.13

Last picture togheter before I press the otherone togheter to


Got this grinded away, so the worst job is done


Started on a intake manifold for a friend, so that took alot of time..Have welded what you see on the picture, need to assemble the plenum and weld that also

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Old 02-19-2013, 02:45 AM   #318
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14.02.13

Welded on an bungs and plate on the top and bottom of the radiator for a friend


And intercooler - intake pipe for another guy

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Old 02-19-2013, 02:51 AM   #319
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17.02.13

Got this on friday, brand new cover with brand new lid for the original fog light switch


Welded the rear fender to the lower quarter panel



Cleaned up the edges inside and made ready for the new covers


Welded the innerfender to the outer fender again


Tested a front wheel, 20mm spacer + 6mm washers..Little bit to wide, but I want to go for 20mm laterOnly put the washers on beacause I was to lazy to cut the wheel bolts shorter


Should be enogh space for coilovers here with 20mm spacers also


Neds a bit more lowering


Temporary paint..Good space in the wheelhouse


Finished both the covers for the inner fender


Mounted this so I didnt need to **** my pants when I rolled the car out from the workshopThe downhill outside the workshop is not buildt for lowered cars
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Old 02-19-2013, 03:32 AM   #320
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Welded on an bungs and plate on the top and bottom of the radiator for a friend
I want to be your friend too! :D

Great progress again. One of my favorite blogs.
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Old 02-22-2013, 08:39 AM   #321
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I want to be your friend too! :D

Great progress again. One of my favorite blogs.
Thanks!!Is really cool you like my project

20.02.13

A friend helped me and ripped my tire of the second rear rim..Have been doing some math and these rims are 18x10" et25..But I have 26mm spacers on the last pictures..So when I one time in the future will order custom rims I could with a 10" wide wheel with et-1
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:06 PM   #322
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23.02.13

Cutted of the bracket for brakes line on this leg also


Pressed it togheter 30mm


A friend on work fixed this for me!Hope it will look cool on the car
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Old 02-23-2013, 07:11 PM   #323
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23.02.13

Drilled and welding paint


Welded on


Grinded..Think the "marks" on the plate looked cool after mounting!



Trimmed the edge on the lower quarter panel


Spotted the outer fender for good


Temporary paint


Fixed the angle a little bit here, looks better now i think


GOing to use this after all, think the cut is good enough to use it even tough it was cut in a hurry


Cut here


And here


After a little knocking I got the fender on..I hope that it will stay right after I weld the splits I made after I weld it while the fender is in press
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Old 02-23-2013, 10:13 PM   #324
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Love it, keep up the great work!
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Love it, keep up the great work!
+1. Good thread.
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